Antonín Dvořák’s “New World” Symphony was profoundly influenced by the music of the old plantations, which he learned from Henry T. Burleigh, his student from Erie, Pennsylvania. Dvořák’s great Symphony is complemented by a work commissioned from acclaimed jazz bassist and composer John Clayton, which he said represents “a continuum of Dvořák’s compositional influence by African-American music” — “The New World Revisited.”
Clayton New World Revisited for solo bass & chamber orchestra
Dvořák Symphony No. 9 “From the New World”
Jazz selections played by The Spirit of the Groove
Thu, March 12 – 7:30 PM**
Fri, March 13 – 7:30 PM
Sat, March 14 – 8:00 PM
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Cleveland Jewish News, July 31 2019 CityMusic Cleveland, the chamber orchestra that performs for free in churches and other nontraditional concert locations, has turned to Israel again for its next music director, tapping Amit Peled, who was raised on a kibbutz, to replace outgoing director Avner Dorman. Peled, who will remain in his full-time […]
With generous support from the Cleveland Foundation, CityMusic Cleveland has embarked on a mission to enhance our digital footprint to more fully engage with our local communities, especially younger audiences. Our social media consultant has documented the strategy so far as a resource for other non-profits who may struggle to find the resources to devote to digital media. (link to social media resource page)